Virginia Federal Judge: Lack Of Pretext Defeats School Employee's Claims

Virginia Federal Judge: Lack Of Pretext Defeats School Employee's Claims

BIG STONE GAP, Va. - A Virginia federal judge on April 17 found that while a former school district employee established a prima facie case of age discrimination, she did not show that the school district's legitimate reason for terminating her employment was pretext for discrimination (Bertha M. Blackburn v. Wise County School Board, No. 2:11-cv-00033, W.D. Va.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 53414).

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